Our readers would love to get to know you more faith. Tell us about yourself, what is unique about you?
Always finds the inner beauty of my client. Make the best of her/he while creating the unique experience.
Faith, what are your passion and aspiration in life? How did you start as a Make-up Artist?
I start my makeup journey by doing my makeup by putting on a dating website. The next thing I know is I found my photographer/fiancee. He is an artist that sees the creative side of me. The following is get my licenses rocking on Boston fashion week, NY fashion week. Working with a lots f commercials(Hasbro, Mimecast, Reebok etc.)
Who is your inspiration in living faith? How do you keep inspired?
My fiancee. We are doing a creative project together all the time.
We all make mistakes faith; we wish we could take back. Please tell us about time being a Make-up Artist; you wish you’d handled a situation differently with a colleague.
If my colleague didn't show up or need help, or experiencing a difficult client, I will step up and help out.
Faith, when you’re working with a large number of clients, it’s tricky to deliver excellent service to them all. As a Make-up Artist, how do you go about prioritising your clients’ needs?
Always think of a larger picture, skin is always the key, prioritising enhance client feature, and minimise the disadvantage of clients face.
Please tell us faith, about a time you had to be very strategic to meet all your top priorities as a Make-up Artist?
If it's in a bridal party, I will make sure the bride looks the most beautiful. If it's in a fashion show backstage, I will make sure my models look goes well with the designer's design. In a photo shoot, I will come up with the ideas that go with the theme but also being creative.
faith, please give us an example of a time when you were able to persuade someone to see things your way at work successfully.
Show them the truth by practically prove with experiment.
Faith, please tell us about your proudest professional accomplishment as a Make-up Artist. There might be many, but there is always this proudest moment that you just want to share with everyone. What is it and why?
I get to work with Bethenny Frankle, my work published in the magazine (Vogue Italy, Ellement, Penny, Dark Beauty) and signed up with my agency. These are all memorable moment that as a makeup artist achieved.
Faith, please give us an example of a time you were able to be creative with your work. What was exciting or difficult about it?
I work with a model for a bridal shoot. She is beautiful. However, it's during her puberty, so her skin breaks out a lot. I had to spend a lot of time to cover it, and I don't have my airbrush with me.
What advice would you give to the people who want to be successful as a Make-up Artist?*
Never give up.
Are you looking for collaboration with fashion talents, brands and creatives? If yes, please state what type of collaboration you are looking for?
Yes. High-quality photographer ideally published in a magazine before or agency represented at bay area. Agency represented model and wardrobe stylist.
Now for the best part faith! Please upload 5-10 photos so we can get to see your work.
Photographer: Aliona cover photo 1-2
photo 1: Ash Sherma
Photo 2: Matthew Grunwald
photo 3: Naresh Kumar